With global demand for cleaner energy to power cars, smart homes and phones on the rise, a silvery metal stands to replace the Comstock Lode of yore as the namesake product of the Silver State.
Nevada’s death row houses 64 convicted killers, all men, most of whom have been awaiting execution for more than two decades.
A quilt is warm, soft, inviting, something a grieving family member or still-struggling concertgoer can literally wrap themselves in. And if it’s a handmade quilt, it carries with it the good emotional vibes of its creator.
In the shadow of 9/11, some found a path into law enforcement. Others remained on course, but with a renewed sense of service for their country.
Even after 20 years, 9/11 seems like yesterday to Frank Pizarro. Then a New York City firefighter, Pizarro was among the first responders who rushed to the World Trade Center as fire, smoke and ash filled the city streets and skies.
Tupac Shakur’s swinging hard in the final footage captured of him alive. It’s Sept. 7, 1996. Security cameras see Shakur departing the MGM Grand in an adrenalized, get-the-hell-out-my-way strut. And that’s the last we ever see of him alive.
“I knew at that moment, this was going to change my life forever. I’ll never forget how the country came together,” Nevada Army Guard 1st Sgt. Larry Harlan said.
With a donor’s help, Las Vegas police sent a Texas lab a tiny amount of DNA from a 1989 murder case. “We were at the wall,” a detective said. “This was our last shot.”
Experts say COVID-19 deaths can lead to “complicated grief,” or feelings of loss that are debilitating and don’t improve after the passage of time.
More than 5,000 people have died from COVID-19 in Nevada. The victims came from all walks of life. They were doctors, nurses, educators. Fathers and sons, mothers and daughters. Our neighbors.